Alpine tundra

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Term: Alpine tundra
Definition: A form of tundra in which the absence of trees is due to high altitude instead of high latitude. It lies roughly between the summer isotherm of 10C and the snow line. (Also called mountain tundra.)
Created 2022.03.08
Last Modified 2022.04.08
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